008 Dr Irwin DeVries

Dr Irwin DeVries has had an extensive career including heading up Thompson Rivers University’s Open Learning Division. Irwin shares what makes him tick, and how the phrase “think student” has shaped his innovation and practice. Irwin is a long-standing advocate of open education and has a rich perspective on technology enhanced learning. He is a recipient of the BCcampus Award for Excellence in Open Education. We talked via Skype.

Interview: https://episodes.castos.com/onlinelearninglegends/007-Irwin-DeVries-Final.mp3 | recorded November 2018

Irwin’s online profile: http://wikieducator.org/User:Idevries

Introductory video clip: https://vimeo.com/150959184

Irwin’s blog: http://idevries.com/

Presentation: Advocating for open: The role of learning support professionals in changing practice (with Dr Michelle Harrison) https://www.slideshare.net/IDevries/oer-2017-instructional-design-advocacy

Instructional design open textbook: https://idevries.com/educational-technology-2/rethinking-instructional-design-untextbooks-and-other-crazy-ideas/

Irwin mentioned the OERu https://oeru.org/ Audrey Watters http://audreywatters.com/ and David Wiley http://davidwiley.org/ in this episode.

Twitter: @IrwinDev

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